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Primary Note for Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J) Data Source Connecting to Oracle Database (Doc ID 1146123.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version to [Release AS10g to AS10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This Primary Note answers the most frequently asked questions about Oracle Containers for J2EE's Data-Source

This note is intended for Oracle J2EE developers who use Oracle databases.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Oracle Documentation
 Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE Services Guide 9.0.4
 Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE Services Guide 10g Release 2 (10.1.2) 
 Oracle Containers for J2EE Services Guide 10g (
 What is Data-Source?
 How to Create Data-Source
 Thin Driver
 OCI Driver
 Standalone OC4J
 How to Test Data-Source
 Troubleshooting Data-Sources
 File Location
 What is Connection Pool?
 Useful Connection Pool Timeout Related Parameters
 OAS 10.1.3x parameter for Checking the Validity of the obtained connection.
 XA Support
 DataSource and RAC database

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